Soccer reboot in Germany: No fans, lonely goal celebrations

By CIARÁN FAHEY AP Sports Writer BERLIN — Erling Haaland scored the Bundesliga’s first goal in more than two months and then celebrated. Alone. The 19-year-old’s Borussia Dortmund ...

VIRUS DIARY: Of pandemics, parenting and Michael Jordan

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY — Back in the day, I watched Michael Jordan drop 63 on the Boston Celtics on a small black-and-white TV with dials. I was a teenager as Jordan became ...

MLS looking at having all teams compete in Orlando

By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer Major League Soccer is looking at the possibility of resuming the season this summer with all teams playing in Orlando, Florida. Details of the plan are still under ...

MLB owners OK plan that could lead to early July start

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK — Major League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead Monday to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season ...

Four MLS teams allow individual workouts, more to follow

By TIM BOOTH and ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writers Four Major League Soccer teams took the first small step toward returning to play Wednesday by allowing players to use team training fields for individual ...

Handful of Pac-12 schools expecting to reopen in fall

By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer Five schools in the Pac-12 expect to reopen their campuses this fall, a key step to the return of college sports. Many more steps still need to be taken before football ...

Pandemic puts additional strain on international MLS players

By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer SEATTLE (AP) — Kelvin Leerdam has been fortunate compared to many of the other foreign players in Major League Soccer, and it was completely by accident. Born in ...

Analysis: NCAA moves toward athlete compensation, but how?

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer The foundation is in place for the NCAA to drastically alter its definition of amateurism. By this time next year, college athletes may have official approval ...

NASCAR to resume season May 17 with seven races in 10 days

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR announced Thursday it will resume its season without fans starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina with the premier ...

MLS goalkeeper moonlights as children’s book author

By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer PORTLAND — Jeff Attinella is unique in that he’s the only MLS goalkeeper who can also say he’s a children’s book author, a side job that has ...

Virus diary: For the youngest ballplayers, an uncertain season

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer MONROEVILLE, Pa.— The question arises frequently. Usually in the morning, when the day is still brimming with confidence. “Are we going to have a season this ...

NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus outbreak

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice” after a Utah Jazz player on Wednesday tested positive for the coronavirus, ...

LT’s words of wisdom from his Hall of Fame induction speech

LaDainian Tomlinson’s close to his Pro Football Hall of Fame speech: If this was my last day on Earth, and this my final speech, this is the message I’ll leave with you. The story of a man ...

‘Zags use second half run to skin Jackrabbits, 66-46

By EDDIE PELLS Of the Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — In a tournament made famous by the notion that anything can happen, one thing still has not: In 129 tries, no 16 seed has ever beaten a 1. Oh, ...

Seahawks back on track, top Eagles, 26-15

By BOB CONDOTTA Of the Seattle Times This was one time Pete Carroll didn’t try to hide anything. The day after a defeat at New Orleans on Oct. 30, Carroll told the media he was confident ...

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